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Home Page29th August 2015
The 2015 NPUA Conference (5th to 6th September)
The conference and fitness test is in 7 days (at Warwick University)
Bookings are now officially closed but if you want to attend, contact Richard Kirk.

Recent News Items ...

26th August 2015
First batch of Appointments to EHL
In line with NPUA policy for fitness testing, appointments to national programme events require the correct level of fitness test to have been passed.
Given that many members will run their test at the NPUA Conference, with a deadline of 6th September for those not ...
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20th August 2015
Fitness update
A reminder that the deadline for completing fitness tests for the outdoor programme is 6th September; all umpires must complete a valid fitness test by this date to be considered for the first batch of appointments. Details of suitable watchers can be found in the updated ...
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11th August 2015
International congratulations
Congratulations to Dave Dowdall who has been upgraded to the rank of Outdoor Grade 1 International Umpire following recent performances at the EuroHockey Nations II in Prague and the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia.
21st July 2015
New NPUA Shop Administrator
We are delighted that Richard Wood has agreed to take on the role of Shop Administrator for NPUA, having held this position previously. The Executive Committee is hoping to develop the web system to improve the ordering process and Richard's excellent understanding of the ...
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14th July 2015
Level 3 coach congratulations
Congratulations to Frances Block and David Kingston who have recently received their Level 3 Umpire Coaching badge following successful assessments.
9th July 2015
International congratulations
Congratulations to Rachel Williams who has been awarded with an Indoor International badge following recent performances at the EuroHockey Indoor Club Cup in Lithuania.
30th June 2015
TK stands down, and steps up!
After more than 20 years umpiring in the Men's Premier Division, Tony Kelleher has decided to stand down from the Outdoor Premier Panel. While TK will continue to umpire in the National Programme, this move will enable him to take on a new role as Men's Premier Panel ...
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29th June 2015
Changes to NPUA Selection
Selection Structure
The role of the NPUA selection committee has expanded to the point where there is not enough time to focus fully on some of the important, longer term aspects. Crucial appointment and panel management activities are taking most of the available ...
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15th April 2015
The NPUA Executive Committee is aware that there have been some challenges with kit orders made via the NPUA shop recently, particularly regarding delivery time. We apologise for the issues that some members have had regarding the delivery of kit and are working on a new ...
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27th March 2015
Level 3 congratulations
Congratulations to the following umpires who were successful in their recent assessments and are now level 3 umpires and full members of NPUA:
Brian Christian, Robin Davis, Ian Dinwiddy, Jonathan Hull, Matthew Parry, Gareth Perry, Rob Lewis

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